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Stanley Novak

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Stanley Novak
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourteenth Essex
PartyRepublican
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Stanley (Stan) Novak was a Republican candidate for the Fourteenth Essex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative elections.
Novak was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics.

He is a software engineer.

Issues

Campaign themes

According to Novak's campaign site, the following are his key issues:[1]

Economy

"The key for Massachusetts coming out of the current crisis strong is to create a competitive environment. CNNMoney.com recently had a list of the top ten states to start a business, Massachusetts was not among them. It is Stanley Novak's hope to put our state at the top of the list."

Taxes

"Taxes are bad, but necessary. Currently, taxes are too high in Massachusetts and nationally. In the CNN list mentioned above what all those states had in common were low taxes. If Massachusetts lower taxes the businesses will come."

Spending

"Like taxes, (some) spending is necessary, but again things are out of control. We need to focus on the essentials (police, fire, education and infrastructure) and cut the waste."

Jobs

"The commonwealth needs jobs, private sector jobs. A Congressional Budget Office report found that each public sector job created can destroy as many as seven private sector jobs. It is pretty obvious that we create jobs by keeping government small."

Elections

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Novak was defeated by Kevin Begley in the September 14 Republican primary.[2]

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